[lfs-dev] Recent patches

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 18:48:57 PST 2016

Douglas R. Reno wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 7:48 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've gone ahead and committed changes to incorporate patches for recent
>> upstream commits.  After a full build, I'm a little uncomfortable about the
>> gcc patch.  It is 7648 lines and the build shows several unexpected
>> failures that were not present before.

>>        === gcc Summary ===
>> # of expected passes    114794
>> # of unexpected failures   26
>> # of expected failures     262
>> # of unsupported tests     1794
>> -------------------
>> How should we approach this?  The easy way is to not apply the new patch.
>> Additionally I do not know what the patch is supposed to fix.
>> How should we go on this?  I will hold off on -rc2 until we can reach a
>> consensus.

> I am inclined to leave the patch out. Just in time actually, as I will run
> a build overnight for -rc2, and I will see if these still appear without
> the patch. I can easily run another build if the consensus it to leave it
> in the book. These test results look very eerie.

I'm running a test right now without the patch to compare.  Chapter 6 gcc 
started about 20 minutes ago.

   -- Bruce

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